Effective reference work requires knowledge of resources.
Some reference work requires locating quick facts in dictionaries or encyclopedias, while some needs more complete explanations. Many of these searches require consulting a variety of resources, including both physical and electronic.
Module 5 focuses on the knowledge of resources. In this module, you will learn:
- How and why to examine reference resources in your collection
- What resources are considered essential
- What resources are available on the web
- Why knowing about the Dewey Decimal Classification makes finding resources easier